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Introduction To Amateur Sports In Texas...

Amateur sports in Texas is taken quite seriously and there is very little that is amateur about it. This state has always produced really great athletes and it is a fantastic place to go to for watching these athletes in action. When it comes to combative sports or athletics, Texas has a lot to give to the country and to the world. Amateur sports in Texas are practiced at professional levels almost and the competitions are fought with great honor and pride. These amateur circles are actually the incubators that promote and produce the new breed of professional sportsmen. After all, it is impossible for anyone to really just get out of the gym or dojo and go straight into the professional circuit. There has to be a place where a person can take part as an amateur and get a taste of the things yet to come. It is probably due to the existence of this active amateur sports circuit in Texas that so many great sportsmen and women come out of Texas. There are two main amateur circles in Texas and those are the amateur combative sports and the amateur athletics. Both of them are quite self-explanatory. The commissions and bodies that govern these sports mostly follow the pro circuit rules and regulations. These further prepare the participants for the professional circuit. These regulatory bodies are also responsible for maintaining the rankings and making it a serious...

Vice Sports Q&A: Ricky Williams

Vice Sports Q&A: Ricky Williams He also works as an analyst for the ESPN-owned Longhorn Network. Williams spoke with VICE Sports last week. He was in New …. I think of [former Texas quarterbacks] Vince [Young] and Colt [McCoy]. I'm just one of the guys. You've talked about your … Read more on VICE Four Baylor Bears accept invites to Reese's Senior Bowl Not when you consider Vince Young's performance for the ages in a game that more than lived up to its buildup, obliterating a great USC team's seemingly insurmountable lead as well as its 34-game winning streak and a shot at three straight national … Read more on Dallas Morning News...

Realize A Job In Ncaa Division I Men’s Basketball – 7 Skills That Are Required To Work In Sports...

Potential Division I job-seekers, there are no secret formulas to winning the hearts and minds of employers. But, there are a keen set of skills that I examined and narrowed down to be what would build an employer think twice concerning you and keep you in mind. These skills are essential in the sport industry, especially Division I Men’s Basketball. You’ll find out how to control each skill to your cowl letter, resume and your overall life to demonstrate to employers how well your background aligns with their requirements. 1. Strong Work Ethic. You have got to be motivated and dedicated to obtaining your work done, procrastination isn’t an option. Getting work done tomorrow or next week isn’t going to chop it with employers. Have a collection mind that you may not have a second probability and place your work as a high importance priority. 2. Good Communication Skills. Being verbally articulate, a good listener and the power to jot down well is what employers mention most often. Successful communication is critical in business. Employers are wanting for you to state your case and categorical your wants and ideas in ways that will build bridges with customers, co-workers and potential vendors. 3. Role as a Team Player. All about operating in groups and teams. Know when it is acceptable to be cooperative and/or take a leadership role. Solve the problem as a group and not as an individual. Build...

Texas sports fall preview

Texas sports fall preview In his first season at Texas, Strong went a disappointing 7–6, and, in the Texas Bowl against Arkansas, the Longhorns received a 31–7 drubbing courtesy of the Razorbacks. Strong looks to improve on last year, but questions surround the Longhorns' … Read more on UT The Daily Texan Barnes out as UT men's basketball coach Despite being ranked in the nation's Top 10 multiple times, the Longhorns never returned to the Sweet 16. Two years ago, they missed their only NCAA tournament under Barnes, and this season, they barely made it into the field before losing to Butler in … Read more on mySanAntonio.com (blog) Longhorns zeroing in on Shaka Smart for men's basketball coaching gig AUSTIN – Texas has identified the man it wants to be the Longhorns' next men's basketball coach. Now the question is whether the feeling is mutual. UT sources confirmed Wednesday that athletic director Steve Patterson has zeroed in on Virginia … Read more on Chron.com ESPN, MVC Announce Extensive Agreement CHICAGO – ESPN and the Missouri Valley Conference have announced a 10-year extension to their current media rights agreement that will provide increased coverage of conference events across ESPN platforms through the 2023-24 academic year. Read more on...

Sports on the Air for March 14

Sports on the Air for March 14 Mid-Eastern Athletic championship, noon, ESPN2. ▫ Atlantic 10 semifinals, 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., CBSSN. ▫ American Athletic semifinal, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., ESPN2. ▫ Conference USA championship, 2:30 p.m., FS1. ▫ Big 12 championship, 5 p.m., ESPN, WHB (810 AM). Read more on Kansas City Star Holcomb's 'dead-eye' Merz leads way That's just what happened to Christian Merz, and for the Holcomb Longhorns, it was just the needed shot in the arm that propelled them to a 77-60 victory Friday over Osawatomie in the semifinals of the Class 4A-II state tournament at Hartman Arena in … Read more on Hutchinson...